Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
Let silence be the art you practice.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.